The Week That Was...

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01/16/2006| 0 comments
by Ian Melvin
Zabel and Petacchi. Photo copyright Team Milram.
Zabel and Petacchi. Photo copyright Team Milram.

The Week That Was...

Ian comments on the happenings in the world of cycling.

to this adventure. My other goals include Milano-San Remo, the Tour of Flanders, Gent-Wevelgem and Paris-Tours at the end of the season."

"I will aim for the Green jersey at the Tour," said Zabel. "Between Alessandro and me there won't be any problems as we are both professionals and honest people." The German went on to concede that "if we are both on the finishing straight together, we will not ride against each other. A victory by Petacchi would also be a victory for me.?

"Prior to the finishes, we will discuss which one of us will go for the victory and who will prepare the sprint. What counts is that one of us is in front in the end," Zabel added before Petacchi concluded that "if Erik and I give our very best and agree with each other, we will have quite an advantage over other sprinters - we will be very unpredictable."

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Until next week

 

Ian

 

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